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Rand Paul's Potential 'Brian Schweitzer Problem'

In referring to the reasons for the September 11 hijackings, Republican U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) stated in a 2007 South Carolina Republican presidential debate "They attack us because we've been over there."He was referring to the nation's interventionist foreign policy in the Middle East. Paul later pointed out that by meddling in the Middle East, the nation had effectuated enmity in…See More
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"Destiny?  The first known reported break-in at the Watergate Complex in Washington D.C. was not the 1972 break-in at the Democratic Headquarters (which led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon). The first break-in was in…"
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"The Pinnacle of Self-Importance: Pope Paul VI was the first Pope to visit America while serving as the Pontiff.  He visited New York City and met with President Lyndon B. Johnson at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, addressed the…"
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